Timaru Sea Temperature

(Today) Mar 2017

13.9°C / 57°F

Current weather

(moderate rain)
12°C / 53°F

Partly cloudy

10 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Timaru, Canterbury are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Timaru

    • High 03:18am
    • Low 09:34am
    • High 03:41pm
    • Low 09:45pm
    • High 04:05am
    • Low 10:23am
    • High 04:32pm
    • Low 10:40pm
    • High 04:52am
    • Low 11:16am
    • High 05:28pm
    • Low 11:38pm
    • High 05:40am
    • Low 12:09pm
    • High 06:25pm
    • Low 12:35am
    • High 06:30am
    • Low 01:00pm
    • High 07:22pm
    • Low 01:30am
    • High 07:27am
    • Low 01:53pm
    • High 08:21pm

    *These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Timaru Harbour, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

    Average March sea temperatures

    • Max: 16.5°C / 61.7°F
    • Avg: 15.7°C / 60.3°F
    • Min: 14.8°C / 58.6°F
    Timaru average sea temperature chart

    These average ocean temperatures for Timaru are calculated from several years of archived data.

    Map showing location of Timaru (-44.4, 171.25)


    Whilst sea temperatures for Timaru are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

    Alternate names for Timaru
    TIU, Te Tihi-o-Maru, Timaru, Timaru City, Timaru-Distrikt, Тимару